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〔 әdˋvæns 〕


〔 әdˊvɑːns 〕

Overview of noun advance

The noun advance has 6 senses

Overview of verb advance

The verb advance has 12 senses

  • advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on -- (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on")

  • advance, throw out -- (bring forward for consideration or acceptance; "advance an argument")

  • boost, advance, supercharge -- (increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit")

  • promote, advance, boost, further, encourage -- (contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom")

  • advance, bring forward -- (cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?")

  • gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground -- (obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference")

  • progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up -- (develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up")

  • advance -- (develop further; "We are advancing technology every day")

  • promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate -- (give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work")

  • advance -- (pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?")

  • advance, set ahead -- (move forward; "we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward")

  • advance, gain -- (rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today")

Overview of adj advance

The adj advance has 2 senses

  • advance, beforehand -- (being ahead of time or need; "gave advance warning"; "was beforehand with her report")

  • advance, advanced, in advance -- (situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies")